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AAP News POLL: Should Delhi Police be under the city government?
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s demand that the Delhi government and not the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) should be in charge of the Delhi Police, will require legislative action by Parliament.
“The Parliament would need to pass an amendment Bill if Delhi Police is to be put under the charge of the state government. This can’t be done through an executive order,” an MHA official said.
Arvind Kejriwal says he is the elected representative, so police should report to him and not to the Centre. Says citizens with law and order grievances come to him and not the Union Home Minister or Lieutenant Governor.
Even in the US, Washington DC, their capital, has the police reporting to the Federal government. There are vital security issues involved in a national capital so Delhi Police cannot be handed over to Delhi government.
January 22, 2014 at 8:41 am
January 22, 2014 at 8:58 am
kejriwal’s argument is right
January 27, 2014 at 11:27 am